Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)
Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other
|Claim by Barbara Dittrich (R): “Pot today is not the weed baby boomers were smoking.”
Politifact rating: True (More potent with higher THC levels)
|Claim via Social Media: People experiencing homelessness are eligible for the stimulus
USA Today rating: True
|Claim via Social Media: Says Candace Owens tweeted, “Yes, my husband did cheat on me with my brother. Yes, he said no when I asked to join.”
Politifact rating: False (Fake)
|Claim by Robert Reich: The Atlanta spa shootings happened hours after Donald Trump’s interview on Fox News
Lead Stories rating: False (Reverse Order)
|Claim by Maria Bartiromo: The Washington Post was “forced to correct what (Donald Trump) told the secretary of state of Georgia.”
PolitiFact rating: False (The Washington Post has not changed its reporting on former President Donald Trump’s Jan. 2 call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.)
|(International: Australia) Claim: The vast majority of Australian Navy personnel who received COVID-19 vaccines experienced severe side effects, reducing the Navy’s healthy capacity by half.
Australian Associated Press rating: False
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